Here is the way you described the tech business’s 2022 in a headline • TechCrunch
As readers know, we have fun with headlines on this site. However clearly, so do all of you. As a part of our finish of the yr protection, the Fairness podcast workforce requested listeners to put in writing a headline that represents 2022 in tech. Listeners confirmed up, with the brutal, the actual and the holy-moly-yes-that-happened-this-year-how-could-you-forget.
Our recap episode of this wonky, 12-month-long curler coaster is now live wherever you find podcasts. We characteristic a ton of your solutions within the episode, however some have been so good that we really feel like they need to be in a narrative of their very own. So, buckle up and skim on in the event you’re simply within the temper for some tweet-sized recaps after a saga of a information cycle:
- “Mofos Unhinged” by Isa Watson, founder and CEO of Squad
- “We came, we saw, we did not conquer” by Snigdha Sur, founder and CEO of The Juggernaut.
- “Adrenal Fatigue and the Case Against Billionaires” by Martha Shaughnessy, founding father of The Key PR.
- “Just put up a roller coaster gif and call it a day” by Tate Hackert, president and founding father of Zayzoon.
- “Whiplash” by Eric Bahn, co-founder and GP at Hustle Fund VC.
- “Crypto burns just as well as paper money” by Madison Campbell, founder and CEO of Leda Well being.
- “2022 is the year everything became a Rorschach test” by Phil Libin, the CEO and co-founder of All Turtles and Mmhmm.
- “Went fast and broke everything” by Pearl Tempest Consulting.
- “And also you thought having to remain house sucked” by Morgan Oliveira, meals entrepreneur.
- “Goblin Mode” by Samantha McGarry, an EVP at Inkhouse PR. How can we not give a second for a word-phrase that, frankly, we’ve all embodied in latest months.
- “BeReal-istic about valuations” by Roger Johnson, a PR whiz at Technique. Johnson can be a fan of the Nice British Baking Brouhaha, and is subsequently ever in our good graces.
- “Fund a round and find out,” by Dan Grey of Equidam. Fuck round and discover out has lengthy been a helpful phrase to maintain in a single’s pocket. This explicit variation could be very 2022.
- Alex Kondrad of Forbes had a similar take, providing up “2022: The Yr That Fucked Round And Discovered Out.”
- “ farewell to all that” by Chris Messina, well-known for his creation of the hashtag. Right here Messina brings collectively a vibe, and the main emoji of the yr in a single tweet. Good.
- “Grimes’ ex boyfriend becomes most important Republican” by Paul Griffiths, an investor and normal Twitter bon vivant. Whereas some people are nonetheless pretending to be confused about Musk’s politics, Griffiths will not be whacking a circle round a shrub.
- “The year that men got away with literally everything” by Leslie Feinzaig, an investor and author. She has some extent.
- “Back to Reality, Oops Here Comes Gravity” by Luba Lesiva, an investor and one in all our favourite Twitter customers. We’re all the time right here for the assembly level of enterprise capital and rap lyrics.
- And at last, “Crypto down, AI up, Biden exists, Twitter is a mess, all of the above are overvalued” by Justin Mitchell of SoFriendly, who tried to get your complete yr into only a few phrases. Properly accomplished!
Mary Ann’s favorites:
- “Reversion to mean. Mean funding. Mean interest rates. Mean cost control. Mean bosses” by Simon Taylor, self-proclaimed Fintech Geek
- “How about we let ChatGPT choose the headline for 2022…” by Shannon Okay. Wilsey, VC, healthcare comms.
- “Only when the tide goes out do you discover who’s been swimming naked” by Gregg Wallace (quoting Warren Buffet), VC, Constructing Ventures
- “Abracadabra: smoke and mirrors be gone” by Kim Hong,
- “2022, a return to the United State of WTF?!?” by Dan Taylor, scribe, Tech.Eu
- ‘The shit show that was 2022’ by Jodi Echakowitz, CEO of Boulevard PR
- “Revaluation Nation” by Kelly Soderlund, Sr. Director of Comms at TripActions
- “Goblin Mode” by Jordan French, Government Editor of Grit Each day Information
- “fucksake” by Karl Deeter, founding father of On-line Utility